Reblog: Lake Titikaka and the Uros on their floating Islands

I saw a documentary once about a group of indigenous peoples who literally built their islands, their homes, out of reeds.  The Uru or Uros are indigenous to the area of Peru and Bolivia and live on islands in the shared Lake Titicaca.  Currently, they live on approximately 120 man-made floating islands in the lake, […]

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Reblog: The Quinoa Fields of Bolivia

I’m sure you’ve heard of the super food quinoa? Quinoa is a complete protein and fantastic wheat-free alternative, which has gained in popularity in recent years.  But did you know how beautiful the quinoa harvest can be as well? Check out this post by nature and wildlife photographer, Emily Carter Mitchell, as she takes on […]

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